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Zesco Public relations manager Hazel Zulu said the faults were caused by fallen tree branches and poles on main lines. Limited has attributed the power outages in some parts of the country to faults at its main substations resulting from heavy rains.
An explosion resulted in a major power outage in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday. Though the cause of the blast was not known, it came as another blow to Taliban's efforts to stabilise situation in the country two months after they seized control.
More than 4,000 people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico marched Friday to decry how the lack of electricity has affected their health, work, and children’s schooling
Recent unscheduled power cuts in the district are leading to an array of problems for the residents. One such electricity outage on Monday left students of government schools, which don’t have any power backup, with no option but to study in the scorching heat.
A resident's association in the farming town of Bethal in Mpumalanga has dragged the local Govan Mbeki Municipality (GMM) and Eskom to court, claiming that power cuts of up to 20 hours a day are threatening the livelihoods and health of residents.
In Dresden, the power went out on Monday in numerous parts of the city. The cause is currently being researched. A spokeswoman for the city administration also told heise online that most of the electricity was flowing again and that the administration itself was quickly supplied with emergency power.
Iran is suffering the effects of a drought described as the worst in 50 years. The root cause of the water and power failures, according to protesters, is long-standing government inefficiency and corruption rather than the drought. Power outages have exacerbated the crisis, since many people use electricity-powered pumps to get water inside their homes.
Zambia was hit by an almost countrywide electricity cut. Much of the country, including the capital Lusaka and the Copperbelt region, which is home to the majority of Zambia’s copper mines, was without power for hours.
Some batches of coronavirus vaccines have to be destroyed after a power failure in the vaccination centre in Ghent. The centre’s emergency generator, that was supposed to provide electricity in case of such a power failure, did not work.
Power failures in Bengaluru from July 26 to 31. Power will be suspended from 10 am to 5 pm on all five days. the power cut is for replacing 15 old 11KV Areva switchgear with new MEI switchgear of Bank-1 and Bank-2, at 66/11kv Austin Town Sub-Station.